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Opec says determined to avoid an 'energy crisis'

Opec says determined to avoid an 'energy crisis'

Opec is determined to avoid a global "energy crisis" as some of its members are facing international sanctions and others struggling with unrest, the group's secretary-general said in Tehran on Thursday.

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Canada announced targeted sanctions Thursday against 17 Saudi nationals it said were linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month.

EU leaders vow tough action on cyber attacks

EU leaders vow tough action on cyber attacks

EU leaders on Thursday condemned the attempted hack on the global chemical weapons watchdog and vowed to step up the bloc's efforts to tackle cyber attacks.

Russia blasts 'unacceptable' new US sanctions

Russia blasts 'unacceptable' new US sanctions

The Kremlin on Thursday branded as ‘unacceptable’ new US sanctions against Russia over its alleged role in a nerve agent attack on a former spy, as the ruble and Russian stocks tumbled.

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing will not deliver aircraft to Iran in light of US sanctions, effectively aborting a pair of large contracts with Iranian carriers, a Boeing spokesman said Wednesday.

US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N Korea: Pence

US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N Korea: Pence

Washington will soon unveil its ‘toughest and most aggressive sanctions’ ever against North Korea, US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday after talks with Japan's Prime Minister in Tokyo.

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become ‘more opaque’ to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned ...

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to ‘evil’ sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

US links Mexico football captain Marquez to drug cartel

US links Mexico football captain Marquez to drug cartel

The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico's national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a ‘front person’ for a major drug trafficking organization.

Iran calls for 'more concrete' US action on sanctions

Iran calls for 'more concrete' US action on sanctions

Iran's foreign minister Saturday said the United States must take concrete steps to encourage investors to engage with Tehran, a day after Western powers said they back legal business with Iran.